A few weeks ago I went to do a Feng Shui audit of a place of a reader. I don’t really remember the context of what we are talking about but the subject of the conversation went into discussing the effects of the North. The head of the family asked me how come older generations believes that the North is really bad, and he even quoted the Chinese saying that says, “I will rather go homeless than have a free house that’s facing North!”
Being a Chinese myself, I’m familiar with this saying, and the truth is there is no truth to this saying. But where did this belief come from.
During the time of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiao Ping, the practice of real Feng Shui was banned, because they’re afraid that this might be used against them. Nevertheless, a lot of Chinese even some government officials still believe in Feng Shui and want to use this to their advantage. Because real Feng Shui experts are afraid to come out, this gave rise to charlatans and fake Feng Shui practitioners. They function under the supervision of the government, and were given some instructions. To make things easy, East has always been the best direction, and north is the worst direction.
But if you’ve been reading my blog, the truth is there is no such thing as the completely bad direction or completely good direction. It all depends on the yearly flying stars and on the Kua number of the person, or even the physical Feng Shui.
I’m writing this post upon the special request of a reader. J is scheduled to take an exam in about a week’s time or so and another one in September. She’s requesting for some Feng Shui tips to enhance scholastic or education luck.
The following are some of the powerful Feng Shui tips that will help enhance education / scholastic luck.
First and foremost, you need to ACTIVATE THE SCHOLASTIC CORNER WITH A CRYSTAL GLOBE. Base on the 8 Mansions school of Feng Shui, the scholastic corner is in northeast section of your room or house. Get a compass and stand on the middle of your room or house and look for the northeast section. Put a crystal globe there, any color of the crystal will do but it is best to stick with the natural quartz crystal. Using a real crystal is best but one that looks like a crystal like glass will also work.
Tap into the POWER OF A SINGLE POINTED GENERATOR QUARTZ CRYSTAL. The power of crystal has been well known for quite some time now. For education luck using a single pointed generator quartz crystal will help you concentrate better and achieve your goal to have scholastic success. You can put this on your study table. However, you need to ensure that it is cleanse of any energy but your energy. You can do this by putting it on top of a rock salt or sea salt for 3 days.
Wear a PAGODA PENDANT and a CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY BRUSH PENDANT. The pagoda pendant will help you have good scholastic luck and empower you with good concentrate chi. The Chinese calligraphy brush pendant is also a very powerful Feng Shui to gain scholastic. It symbolizes learning because in the olden times only educated person knows how to use the Chinese calligraphy brush. If you don’t want them as pendants, you can easily buy a Jade Pagoda and put it on your table, for the Chinese calligraphy brush you can simply buy a real one and put it on your table.
STUDY AND SLEEP IN THE DIRECTION OF YOUR FU WEI, you can do this by checking your Kua number and look for your Fu Wei direction. Whenever you study, or if possible even when you sleep you should be activating your Fu Wei. The Fu Wei is activated when you face that direction when you’re studying, and your head is pointed in that direction when you sleep. Do know your Kua number and the direction of your Fu Wei please read my post – WHAT IS FENG SHUI KUA NUMBER AND HOW TO CALCULATE IT.
Put an image of LU DONGBIN and/or of CONFUCIUS on your table. Lu Dongbin is a scholarly, learned alchemist, of the 8 Immortals. Putting an image of Lu Dongbin on your table helps gets his blessing of scholastic luck. You can read more about Lu Dongbin in an earlier post called – LU DONGBIN: THE THIRD IMMORTAL WHO HAPPENS TO BE THE DEFACTO CHIEF OF THE EIGHT IMMORTALS. Confucius, on the other hand, is one of the most learned men in history. Again, using his image as a Feng Shui symbol helps you bring out to the universe your wish for scholastic success.
Today, allow me to share with you the 4 different types of good luck base on your Kua number. The four different good lucks are SHENG CHI (Success), TIEN YI (HEALTH), NIEN YEN (Relationship/Love) and FU WEI (Personal Development/Growth).
It’s advisable to always bring a compass with you if you really want to ensure that you always activate your lucky directions.
SHENG CHI, which I have indicated as the ‘Success’ direction, is actually loosely translated as ‘generating chi’ or ‘generating energy’. Most Feng Shui experts and Chinese believes that this is the best amongst all the four different luck, because this largely governs your personal success, especially in business, or if it is wealth growth and prosperity that you’re looking for. This direction also governs your ‘political’ potential. By political I don’t mean it to be the real sense of politics but more of how you handle situation in your professional life. This is also the direction that governs your recognition luck.
TIEN YI is loosely translated as ‘heaven’s doctor’. This largely governs one’s health. If you are experiencing health problems or is afflicted with the illness star it’s best to have your head face the direction of your Tien Yi when sleeping, just make sure that the illness star is not in that direction on that particular year. However, Tien Yi is not only about health, it also provides medium range wealth and career luck. So some people consider this as the second best luck.
NIEN YEN’s loose translation is ‘descendant and longevity’, but as you can see the English translation that I indicated is RELATIONSHIP/LOVE, because this directions basically deals with primarily family relationship luck and descendant’s luck. This is also the luck that governs your all your relationship that includes love life. This is also a secondary health direction, so if you’re sick and is unable to face your Tien Yi direction, this is the second option.
FU WEI’s loose translation is ‘basic self’. This is the direction that largely governs your personal growth but is not related to career and/or financial growth. This direction is largely associated with people who need to seek enlightenment or needs to know what they want to do in life. This is also a direction that is largely beneficial to those who need to seek spirituality and clarity. If you’re going through a lot of personal problem, this is the direction to activate.
It’s quite easy for us to misinterpret that Sheng Chi is the best luck; in fact, this is the case with most Chinese and some Feng Shui experts. However, I don’t think this is the case, each of the lucky and it’s corresponding directions base in your Kua number serves it’s own purpose. For example, you may be enjoying career success and financial luck but is going through a tough personal fulfillment phase; you can activate your Fu Wei and need not concentrate too much on your Sheng Chi. You also may be a successful businessman, but your health of family life is bad, then you can activate your Tien Yi and Nien Yen respectively. It’s really finding the right balance and looking for what’s missing in your life or what would be your priority.
How do you activate these directions, it’s quite simple, you just face that direction when working and eating. When sleeping your head should be towards the direction you want to activate.